Three children battling for lives with parents dead in fire outbreak
Three children are battling for their lives with their parents dead in
a fire outbreak at Adjei Kojo in the Tema West Constituency
of the Greater Accra Region.
The children include three boys and one girl with the girl the
only surviving one though she was scald.
An electrical fault is suspected to have caused the incident
which happened around 2:00 am while they were asleep.
Eyewitnesses and rescuers who confirmed the incident to
They rushed to the scene only to discover the house was on fire
and without hesitation, rushed to rescue the family of five.
“The place was dark so we had to use torch lights to find them and
we managed to rescue the children first before the parents but all of
them were in critical condition [when we found them],”
one of the rescuers said.
Another was hopeful the parents would have stayed alive
but for the delay in medical care.
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“We first took them to Tema General hospital then to Ridge but
we were told there was no accident unit so we had to go to Korle Bu
and it was around 5:00 am when we finally got there,” he narrated.
However, the father passed shortly upon arrival while the wife
passed the next day with the children still on admission.